30 May 2024

National Reconciliation Week

Article by SICG FIRE Carriers

National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week Monday 27th May – Friday 31st May

This week the College acknowledged National Reconciliation Week. The theme for 2024 is;

“ Now More Than Ever “

National Reconciliation Week is intended to celebrate Indigenous history and culture in Australia and foster reconciliation discussion and activities.

During the week your SICG FIRE Carriers, Chace, Ruby, Stephanie, Tiarni, Alana, Ella, Isabel and Georgia organised a number of events/activities including:

  • Decorating the College in Australian First Nation colours

  • A Mentor Group competition “ Name the Famous Indigenous Person “

Congratulations to 8 Frigo for taking out the title as 2024 champions

  • Homeroom listened to Spirit Bird by Torquay local musician Xavier Rudd

  • Students played traditional Indigenous games at lunchtime

  • Participated in making friendship bracelets

  • Viewed Australian Indigenous short films

  • Tested their knowledge of Indigenous histories, language, customs and culture by completing a ILC quiz

  • Listened to the Kevin Rudd, Australian Prime Ministers 2008 Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples

It was a great week of listening, sharing and celebrating Australian First Nations people.

Thank you, SICG FIRE Carriers

( Friends Igniting Reconciliation through Education )

SICG member since 2018

Now More Than Ever - NRW 2024 - Reconciliation Australia